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Document Number: 7110

Child Care and Early Childhood Education: More Information Sharing and Program Review by HHS Could Enhance Access for Families with Limited English Proficiency - Quality early care experiences can greatly improve the school readiness of young children. This report examines: (1) the participation of limited English proficient children in programs funded through the Child Care and Development Fund and Head Start, (2) the challenges these families face in accessing programs, (3) assistance that selected state and local entities provide to them and (4) actions taken by the department of Health and Human Services to ensure program access. Also available are report highlights and summaries in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean and Chinese. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, August 2006) ...

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